Protection of Information Bill

 
National key points: The list you weren't meant to see
National key points: The list you weren't meant to see
For years “national key points” – and alleged such – have dogged public debate. Here, for the first time, is the full and official...
Bills, Boers and Nkandla, it's seriously silly
Bills, Boers and Nkandla, it's seriously silly
The end of November ­usually marks the start of the winding-down season for many companies and institutions. Employers finalise leave for...
Info Bill sent back to ad hoc committee
Info Bill sent back to ad hoc committee
The National Assembly has referred the Protection of State Information Bill back to the ad hoc committee that drafted and recently reviewed the...
[Video]Weekend 101: Zuma’s good news on the secrecy Bill
[Video]Weekend 101: Zuma’s good news on the secrecy Bill
This week, Zuma gives some good news, Citizens4Marikana march for money and Miley Cyrus makes the news … again.
Opposition hopes for secrecy Bill court review
Opposition hopes for secrecy Bill court review
The Protection of State Information Bill, or secrecy Bill,...
ANC adopts final info Bill draft
ANC adopts final info Bill draft
The eight ruling party MPs on the ad hoc committee handling the draft official secrets law voted unanimously to adopt a report to the National...
ANC retracts some secrecy Bill concessions
ANC retracts some secrecy Bill concessions
The ruling party re-inserted a provision for a minimum jail sentence of 15 years for espionage, a crime which would carry a maximum sentence of 25...
Latest secrecy Bill draft still clashes with Paia
Latest secrecy Bill draft still clashes with Paia
The difficulty lies in clause 1(4) of the Bill, which seeks to assert its supremacy over any other law that pertains to classified information....
NCOP wants to avoid vote on secrecy Bill
NCOP wants to avoid vote on secrecy Bill
Raseriti Tau, who chairs the NCOP special committee processing the Bill, told the Mail & Guardian this week that the committee was...
Privacy Bill no threat to bloggers
Privacy Bill no threat to bloggers
AmaBhungane advocacy co-ordinator Vinayak ­Bhardwaj  and managing ­partner Stefaans Brümmer claim that their unit applies full...
Another threat to journalism
Another threat to journalism
As the controversial Protection of State Information Bill enters its final legislative lap, a lesser known Bill with significant implications for...
MPs' input on Secrecy Bill spurned
MPs' input on Secrecy Bill spurned
The department of state security's position on a public interest defence clause in the Protection of State Information Bill blatantly disregards...

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